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Tarta de Santiago

"Gordita makes a splendid version of the Galician almond cake Tarta de Santiago, with its dramatic design. Would you please publish the recipe?" Michael MacDermott, Taringa, Qld REQUEST A RECIPE To request a recipe, email fareexchange@bauer-media.com.au or send us a message via Facebook. Please include the restaurant's name and address, as well as your name and address. Please note that because of the volume of requests we receive, we can only publish a selection in the magazine.

Curry recipes

It's time for you to find a new go-to curry recipe. Here are 20 curries - from a Burmese-style fish version to a Southern Indian lobster number - we think you should try.

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Bread and butter pudding

Just what you need on a cold winter's night; a bowl of luscious pudding. Make sure to leave room for seconds.

Event: Bacon Week

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Bali's new wave of restaurants, hotels and bars

The restaurant and hotel scene on Australia's favourite holiday island has never been more exciting and Australian chefs, owners and restaurateurs are leading the charge, writes Samantha Coomber.

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Autumn's most popular recipes 2017

As the weather started to cool down, your stoves were heating up with spicy curries, hearty breakfast dishes and comforting bowls of pasta. You balanced things out nicely with some greens but dessert wasn't entirely forgotten. Counting down from 30, here are your 2017 autumn favourites.

Italian Wine + Food Festival comes to Melbourne

Lovers of Italian wine and fine food will be in their element this May with the arrival of the first ever Melbourne edition of the Italian Wine & Food Festival.

The one-day festival at Carlton's Royal Exhibition Building on Sunday May 29 will run from morning until night, with an attractive line-up of events including live pasta and mozzarella making, wine and olive oil workshops, sommelier tours and Gourmet Traveller's very own Food Market.

Highlights include food talks and cooking demonstrations from such chefs as Melbourne's Johnny Di Francesco from 400 Gradi and Sydney's Nino Zoccali among others.

Zoccali, chef and owner of Pendolino, said it was fantastic to see a Melbourne extension of the festival in conjunction with a growing interest in Italian wine.

"Interest in Italian wine at the minute is unparalleled, and the festival is a great opportunity to experience and learn about some of the best and most interesting wines in the world."

More than 250 of Italy's finest drops andwines made from Australian-grown Italian grapes will be on pour, and GT wine editor Max Allen will be presenting masterclasses.

There will also be fresh coffee from Espresso di Manfredi's baristas, beer on tap at the Menabrea Birra Bar and spritzes served all day at the pop-up Bar Americano by acclaimed mixologist Matt Bax.

To round out the day, live Italian jazz music will be played in the wine garden, while a DJ will take over at night to play Italian vinyl as festivalgoers unwind.

Melbourne Italian Food & Wine Festival, tickets from $35, 29 May, 2016, 11am-9pm, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton, Vic, italianwinefoodfestival.com.au

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